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Publications of Beth Holmgren    :chronological  alphabetical  combined  bibtex listing:


  1. Holmgren, B. Warsaw Is My Country The Story of Krystyna Bierzynska, 1928-1945.  Jews of Poland, February, 2018: 132 pages.  [abs]
  2. Hashamova, Y; Holmgren, B; Lipovetsky, M. Transgressive women in modern Russian and east European cultures: From the bad to the blasphemous.  Routledge, January, 2016: 1-216. [doi]  [abs]
  3. with Chatterjee, C; Holmgren, B. Americans experience Russia: Encountering the enigma, 1917 to the present.  Routledge, December, 2013: 1-232. [doi]  [abs]
  4. Holmgren, B. Starring Madame Modjeska: On Tour in Poland and America.  Indiana University Press, November, 2011: 432 pages.  [abs]
  5. B. Holmgren. STARRING MADAME MODJESKA: ON TOUR IN POLAND AND AMERICA.  Indiana University Press, October, October 20, 2011. [product_info.php]  [abs]
  6. Goscilo, H; Holmgren, B. Poles apart: Women in modern Polish culture. January, 2006: 1-167.
  7.  The Russian Memoir.  edited by Holmgren, Beth, Northwestern University Press, November, 2003: 256 pages.  [abs]
  8. Вербицкая, А; Holmgren, B. Keys to Happiness A Novel.  Indiana University Press, 1999: 300 pages.  [abs]
  9. Holmgren, B. Rewriting Capitalism.  University of Pittsburgh Pre, December, 1998: 260 pages.  [abs]
  10. Goscilo, H; Holmgren, B. Russia--women--culture.  Indiana University Press, 1996: 386 pages.  [abs]
  11. Holmgren, B. Women's Works in Stalin's Time.  Indiana University Press, January, 1993: 225 pages.  [abs]

Papers Published

  1. Holmgren, B. "Cabaret Nation: The Jewish Foundations of Kabaret Literacki, 1920-1929.." Poland and Hungary Jewish Realities Compared  (February, 2019): 273-288.  [abs]
  2. Holmgren, B. "Holocaust history and jewish heritage preservation: Scholars and stewards working in pis-ruled Poland." Shofar: an Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies 37:1 (January, 2019): 96-107. [doi]  [abs]
  3. Holmgren, B. "The Cabaret Song: Its Multi-Ethnic Pedigree and Transnational Adventures, 1919-1968." Being Poland A New History of Polish Literature and Culture since 1918  (October, 2018).  [abs]
  4. Holmgren, B. "Tending Andersland: The Calling of Feliks Konarski and Nina Olenska." Diaspora polska w Ameryce Polnocnej  (2018): 513-528.
  5. Holmgren, B. "From the legs up: The rise and retreat of the chorus girl in interwar Poland." Transgressive Women in Modern Russian and East European Cultures: From the Bad to the Blasphemous  (January, 2016): 13-29. [doi]
  6. Holmgren, B. ""Cabaret Identity: How Best to Play a Jew or Pass as a Gentile in Wartime Poland"." Journal of Jewish Identities July 2014:Issue 7, number 2 (July, 2014): 15-33.
  7. Holmgren, B. ""Nadezhda Mandelstam"." YIVO ENCYCLOPEDIA OF JEWS IN EASTERN EUROPE  (February, 2014).
  8. Holmgren, B. "Helena Modjeska on the American Stage."   (February, 2014): 2-3.
  9. Holmgren, B. "Cabaret Identity: How Best to Play a Jew or Pass as a Gentile in Wartime Poland." Journal of Jewish Identities 7:2 (2014): 15-33. [doi]
  10. Holmgren,. "Collecting the Show on the Road: Spotlight on Anna Mieszkowska and the Polish Cabaret Archive." The Polish Review 59:4 (2014): 3-3. [doi]
  11. Holmgren, B. "Russia on their mind: How hollywood pictured the Soviet front." Americans Experience Russia: Encountering the Enigma, 1917 to the Present  (December, 2013): 105-123. [doi]
  12. Holmgren, B. "The Lives of Secret Others." East European Film Bulletin  (August, 2013).
  13. with Blobaum, R; Holmgren, B; Wampuszyc, E. "Warsaw 2013." East European Politics & Societies 27:2 (May, 2013): 185-186. [doi]
  14. Holmgren, B. "Acting Out: Qui pro Quo in the Context of Interwar Warsaw." East European Politics & Societies 27:2 (May, 2013): 205-223. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]  [abs]
  15. Holmgren, B. "Toward an Understanding of Gendered Agency in Contemporary Russia." Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society 38:3 (Spring, 2013): 535-542. [doi]
  16. B. Holmgren. ""Helena Modjeska on the American Stage"." THE QUEEN OF DRAMA Special publication (Newspaper of scholarly "reviews" and photo album) (Fall, Fall, 2010): 2-3.
  17. Holmgren, B. "The art of playing patriot: The polish stardom of Helena Modjeska." Theatre Journal 62:3 (October, 2010): 349-371. [Gateway.cgi]  [abs]
  18. Holmgren, B. "The Polish Actress Unbound: Tales of Modrzejewska/Modjeska." The Other in Polish Theater and Drama  (2010): 57-77.
  19. Holmgren, B. "War, Women, and Song: The Case of Hanka Ordonowna." Aspasia: the International Yearbook of Central, Eastern, and Southeastern European Women’S and Gender History 2 (Summer, 2010): 139-54.
  20. Holmgren, B. "Taking Stock, Screening History: Twenty Years of Women’s Studies at AAASS." Newsnet of the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies 49:1 (January, 2009): 1-4.
  21. Holmgren, B. "Edouard de Reszke." POLISH-AMERICAN HISTORY AND CULTURE: AN ENCYCLOPEDIA  (2009).
  22. Holmgren, B. "Jean de Reszke." POLISH-AMERICAN HISTORY AND CULTURE: AN ENCYCLOPEDIA  (2009).
  23. Holmgren, B. "Ne-natural’naia shkola:Semeistvo Tal'nikovykh Panaevoi."  Original article published in Russian. Trava: Punkty  (Fall, 2009): 45-72.
  24. Holmgren, B. ""Od Booth-a do Modrzejewskiej: Wyrafinowany Szekspir na scenie amerykanskiej" ("From Booth to Modjeska: Refining Shakespeare for the American Stage")." Pamietnik Teatralny (Theatre Journal) LVIII:3-4 (Summer, 2009): 27-57.
  25. B. Holmgren. ""Nadezhda Mandelstam"." YIVO ENCYCLOPEDIA OF JEWS IN EASTERN EUROPE  (Spring, Spring, 2008).
  26. Holmgren, B. "Nadezhda Mandel’shtam." Dictionary of Literary Biography: Russian Prose Writers After World War II 302 (2008): 164-71.
  27. Holmgren, B. "Evgeniia Ginzburg." Yivo Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe  (Spring, 2008).
  28. Holmgren, B. "Settlling for the Real Hollywood: Russians in Studio-Era American Film." American Artists From the Russian Empire  (Fall, 2008): 97-115.
  29. Holmgren, B. "Aristocrats and Working Girls: Towards a History of Russian Emigre Women in the United States"." MAPPING THE FEMININE: RUSSIAN WOMEN AND CULTURAL DIFFERENCE  (Winter, 2008): 231-47..
  30. Holmgren, B. "The Blue Angel and blackface: Redeeming entertainment in Aleksandrov's Circus." Russian Review 66:1 (January, 2007): 5-22. [20620475], [doi]
  31. Holmgren, B. "Fiction and the Acting Life: The Memoir of Helena Modjeska." Real Stories, Imagined Realities: Fictionality and Non-fictionality in Literary Constructs and Historical Contexts Tampere Studies in Language, Translation and Culture, Series A (Summer, 2007): 343-57..  [abs]
  32. Holmgren, B. "Review of Knut Andreas Grimstad & Ursula Phillips, ed. GENDER AND SEXUALITY IN ETHICAL CONTEXT: TEN ESSAYS ON POLISH PROSE." Slavic Review 66:2 (Summer, 2007): 323-24.
  33. Holmgren, B. "Public women, parochial stage: The actress in late nineteenth-century Poland." Poles Apart: Women in Modern Polish Culture  (January, 2006): 11-35.  [abs]
  34. Holmgren, B. "Five short articles – "Nadezhda Mandelstam," "Liudmila Petrushevskaia," "GUM," "Lidiia Ruslanova," "Red Army Chorus"." THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF CONTEMPORARY RUSSIAN CULTURE  (Fall, 2006).
  35. B. Holmgren. ""Nadezhda Mandel'shtam"." DICTIONARY OF LITERARY BIOGRAPHY: RUSSIAN PROSE WRITERS AFTER WORLD WAR II 302 (Spring, Spring, 2005): 164-71.
  36. Holmgren, B. "Cossack cowboys, mad Russians: The émigré actor in studio-era Hollywood." Russian Review 64:2 (January, 2005): 236-258. [doi]
  37. Holmgren, B. "Imitation of Life: A Russian Guest in the Polish Regimental Family." Polish Encounters/Russian Identity  (Spring, 2005): 37-49.
  38. Holmgren, B. "W domu u Sienkiewicza." Polonistyka Po Amerykansku: Badania Nad Literature Polska W Ameryce Polnocnej (1990-2005)  (Summer, 2005): 301-15.
  39. Gheith, J; Holmgren, B. "Art and prostokvasha: Avdot'ia panaeva's work."   (December, 2003): 128-144.
  40. Holmgren, B. "Introduction." Russian Memoir: History and Literature 8:SUPPL. 5 (December, 2003): S4-S4. [doi]
  41. B. Holmgren. ""The Polish Actress Unbound: Tales of Modrzejewska/Modjeska"." THE OTHER IN POLISH THEATRE AND DRAMA Indiana Slavic Series (Summer, Summer, 2003): 57-77.
  42. Holmgren, B. "Emigre-zation: American Picture Books and Russian Artists." KAZAAM! SPLAT! PLOOF! The American Impact on European Culture Since 1945  (Spring, 2003): 219-33.
  43. Holmgren, B. "America, America: Scouting the Routes of Translation." Living in Translation: Polish Writers in America  (Spring, 2003): 29-43.
  44. Holmgren, B. "Nadezhda Mandel'shtam and her american interlocutors."  Article commissioned as afterword to issue devoted to the life and work of Russian poet Osip Mandelstam Russian Review 61:4 (January, 2002): 531-534. [doi]
  45. Holmgren, B. "At Home with Sienkiewicz." Framing the Polish Home: Postwar Cultural Constructions of Hearth, Nation, and Self  (Fall, 2002): 219-36.
  46. Holmgren, B. "Ameryka, Ameryka, czyli jak zyc w przekladzie." Zycie W Przekladzie  (Fall, 2002): 17-33.
  47. Holmgren, B. "The Importance of Being Unhappy, or Why She Died." Imitations of Life: Two Centuries of Melodrama in Russia  (Fall, 2002): 79-98.
  48. Holmgren, B. "Writing the Female Body Politic (1945-1985)." The Cambridge History of Russian Women's Literature  (Fall, 2002): 225-42.
  49. Holmgren, B. "Virility and Gentility: How Sienkiewicz and Modjeska Redeemed America." Polish Review XLVI:3 (2001): 283-296.
  50. Holmgren, B. "Patronized saints: The cult of the artist in Poland's illustrated weekly." East European Politics & Societies 10:3 (January, 1996): 416-437. [doi]
  51. Holmgren, B. "Those Unsettling Slavs, Or There's No Place Like Home." Literary Studies East and West 11 (1996): 98-110.
  52. Holmgren, B. "Why Russian Girls Loved Charskaia." Russian Review 54:1 (January, 1995): 91-91. [130776], [doi]
  53. Holmgren, B. "The Heart of the Matter? Nationalizing the Russian and Polish Romance." Teksty Drugie (Texts 2) 3/4 (1995): 68-86.
  54. Holmgren, B. "Bug Inspectors and Beauty Queens: The Problems of Translating Feminism into Russian." Genders 22 (1995): 15-31.
  55. Holmgren, B. "The Transfiguring of Context in the Work of Abram Terts." Slavic Review 50:4 (1991): 965-977. [2500476], [doi]  [abs]
  56. Holmgren, B. "Rozmowy z Gombrowiczem.(Gombrowicz’s A Kind of Testament)." Pamiętnik Literacki (The Literary Journal) 1 (1990): 75-106.
  57. Holmgren, B. "Witold Gombrowicz within the Wieszcz Tradition." Slavic and East European Journal 33:4 (1989): 556-556. [308286], [doi]

Papers Accepted

  1. B. Holmgren. ""Lopek and Company: The Warsaw Careers of Kazimierz Krukowski"." POLIN: Studies in Polish Jewry  (2014).
  2. B. Holmgren. "Russia on Their Mind: How Hollywood Depicted the Soviet Front." AMERICANS EXPERIENCE RUSSIA: ENCOUNTERING THE ENIGMA, 1917 TO THE PRESENT  (forthcoming in 2013): 24 pp in ms..

Book Reviews

  1. Holmgren, B, "A Whole World of Mythology". Women'S Review of Books 36:1 (February, 2019): 12-13.  [abs]
  2. Holmgren, B, "Their Own Wars: A Review of Svetlana Alexievich's THE UNWOMANLY FACE OF WAR: AN ORAL HISTORY OF WOMEN IN WORLD WAR II". Women'S Review of Books 54:6 (December, 2017): 11-13.
  3. Holmgren, B, "The Cult of Forbidden Thoughts: The Big Green Tent by Liudmila Ulitskaya, translated by Polly Gannon". Women'S Review of Books 33:4 (July, 2016): 12-13.

Edited Volumes

  1. B. Holmgren, H. Goscilo, eds.. POLES APART: WOMEN IN MODERN POLISH CULTURE. Indiana Slavic StudiesSlavica Publishers, November, November, 2006: 171 pages. (This volume includes my co-authored introduction and my authored article, "Public Women, Parochial Stage: The Actress in Late Nineteenth-Century Poland.")
  2. B. Holmgren. THE RUSSIAN MEMOIR: HISTORY AND LITERATURE. Northwestern University Press, November, November, 2003. (This edited volume includes my introduction (ix-xxxix) and an essay I co-authored with Jehanne Gheith, "Art and Prostokvasha: Avdot'ia Panaeva's Work" (128-44))


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